Secretary of State

Mike Pompeo

Michael R. Pompeo was sworn in as the 70th U.S. Secretary of State on April 26, 2018. The Secretary of State, appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate, is the President's chief foreign affairs adviser. The Secretary carries out the President's foreign policies through the State Department, which includes the Foreign Service, Civil Service, and U.S. Agency for International Development.

In the News

U.S.-Canada 2+2 Ministerial

Date: 12/14/2018 Description: Secretary Pompeo Poses for a Photo With Secretary Mattis and Their Canadian Counterparts - State Dept Image

Dec. 14: Secretary Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Canadian Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan for policy discussions at the Department of State. The four reviewed joint security initiatives in the U.S., Canada and throughout the world. More» Remarks»

UN Security Council Meeting on Iran

Date: 12/12/2018 Description: Secretary Pompeo addresses the UN Security Council - State Dept Image

 Secretary Pompeo (Dec. 12): "Our goodwill gestures have been futile in correcting the Iranian regime’s reckless missile activity and its destructive behaviors. No nation can dispute that Iran is in open defiance of UN Security Council Resolution 2231." Full Text» Outlaw Regime Report» Trip Page»